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Andrew Melville

  [english | 1899]  

William Morison


Excerpts: [... its hold on the district. The Baldovy family itself had been identified with the Reformed movement from the beginning. Melville's eldest brother, ...... way two days were spent in Stirling, where the King, then a boy of nine, was residing and the Melvilles saw him and were much struck with his precocity ...... its gates had to be closed for lack of students so that when he entered ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 449

Anecdotes Of Johnson

  [english | ]  

Hesther Lynch Piozzi


Excerpts: [... Mrs. Thrale had, like her friend, some weaknesses, in common with most people who feed lions and wish to pass for wits among the witty. About fourteen ...... his appetite when a boy. If you had had children, sir, said I, would you have taught them anything. I hope, replied he, that I should have ...... I think it is now just forty years ago that a young fellow had a sprig of myrtle ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 111

Annals And Reminiscences Of Jamaica Plain

  [english | 1897]  

Harriet Manning Whitcomb


Excerpts: [... by request to be read before the Jamaica Plain Ladies' Tuesday Club. Subsequently a desire was expressed to have it put in a more permanent form and ...... and brown with weather stains and lichens and folds of ivy, which have held within their walls of oak and cedar people and events whose records thrill ...... the entire Bible into their tongue, besides a Psalter, primers, ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 485

Anselme Adorne

  [french | 1855]  

E De La Coste


Excerpts: [... eurent place aux tats et les effacrent bientt, sous la clbre dnomination des trois membres. L tait dsormais la puissance. Plusieurs familles nobles, ...... anciens allis et nagure les siens, deux questions s'agitaient entre lui et les Brugeois: l'une tait un vieux litige au sujet de l'cluse, poste important ...... Rapprochs par l'asile que Louis avait trouv, comme dauphin, dans les ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 283

Appreciations Of Richard Harding Davis

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... nothing in the least like his talk. His eye had photographed, his mind had developed and prepared the slides, his words sent the light through them, and ...... there poured into you affection and encouragement. But the great times, of course, were when be came in person, and the temperature of the house, ...... to the delicious ease and clarity of his style, imagine that he wrote ...]
Genres: [biography | non fictionDownloads: 45

Arnold Bcklin

  [german | 1922]  

Heinrich Alfred Schmid


Excerpts: [... Selbstbildnis 1875/76. Biographie. Tafel 1: Tannenbewachsene Felsschlucht. 1848 bis 1849 2: Heroische Landschaft. Um 1850/52 3: Kentaur ...... aus den Kreisen derer stammt, die fr die unbedingte berlegenheit der Franzosen in der bildenden Kunst eintraten. Dies alles war nur zum kleineren ...... Maler genug. Ein Calame werde er doch noch lange nicht. Der Widerstand des Vaters war ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 412

Artists Past And Present

  [english | 1909]  

Elisabeth Luther Cary


Summary: [Artists Past And Present by Elisabeth Luther Cary. Publisher Moffat Yard Publication date 1909 Subjects Artists Art General Art Criticism Art History General Art American General Art European Art Individual Artist Biography]
Genres: [art | biographyDownloads: 1

As Cinzas De Camillo

  [english | 1917]  

Visconde De Villa Moura


Excerpts: [... recordemos os factos. Elles s?o, de si, t?o claros que quasi nos dispensam glossario. Camillo suicidou-se em 1 de junho de 1890, pelas trez ...... vasta sala, despida de sanefas e de espelhos, com o cadaver sobre um panno, ao meio, tinha uma solemnidade lugubre que a assemelhava a um templo ...... a traslada??o dos restos do Escriptor para Belem, que um grupo de parlamentares, a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 392

Augustus

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Summary: [it was a very good read and i quiet liked it]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 20

Authors And Friends

  [english | ]  

Annie Fields


Summary: [Longfellow: 1807-1882.--Glimpses of Emerson.--Oliver Wendell Holmes: personal recollections and unpublished letters.--Days with Mrs. Stowe.--Celia Thaxter.--Whittier: notes of his life and of his friendships.--Tennyson.--Lady Tennyson.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 37

Autobiographical Sketches

  [english | 1885]  

Annie Besant


Excerpts: [... my marriage from every touch of pain that she could ward off, or could bear for me, who suffered more in every trouble that touched me in later life ...... I did not climb, and one, a widespreading Portugal laurel, was my private country house. I had there my bedroom and my sitting-rooms, my study, and ...... was a mania just then prevailing there for all things English. Emma was a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 389

Autobiography Of Andrew Carnegie

  [english | 1920]  

Andrew Carnegie


Excerpts: [... I remember my cousin-brother, George Lauder (Dod), and myself were deeply impressed with the great danger overhanging us because a lawless flag was ...... too, was one of nature's noblemen, beloved by all, a saint. Soon after this incident my father found it necessary to give up hand-loom weaving and to ...... world which books contain were opened to me at the right moment. The ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 401

Autobiography Of Andrew Dickson White Vol 1

  [english | 1911]  

Andrew Dickson White


Excerpts: [... TextAutobiography of Andrew Dickson White. Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White. #2 in our series Andrew Dickson White We are counting both volumes ...... as #2 in our A. D. White series. See also: Warfare of Science/Theology, Andrew Dickson White [hwswtxxx.xxx]. Autobiography of Andrew Dickson ...... I. by Andrew Dickson White. June, 1998 [Etext #1340]. Volume II is July, 1998 ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 324

Autobiography Of Andrew Dickson White Vol 2

  [english | 1911]  

Andrew Dickson White


Excerpts: [... set us by Russia value placed on Russian, compared with the cheapening and prostitution of American, citizenship. CHAPTER XXXV. . ALL SORTS ...... so that it finally brought about his recall. He made a remark one day which especially impressed me. I had said to him, I have just sent a despatch ...... General Annenkoff's table, he entertained me with his experiences. On my asking ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 358

Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

  [english | 1916]  

Benjamin Franklin


Summary: [The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790 however Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklins death this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. ...]
Genres: [biography | audiobook | historyDownloads: 487

Autobiography Of Frank G Allen Minister Of The Gospel

  [english | 1887]  

Frank Allen


Summary: [Frank Allen is a Dublin born playwright screenwriter director and teacher. His latest work Twelve Days in May was shown at the Liberty Hall Dublin during November 2009. The play is about the last twelve days of James Connolly. Allen has completed a screenplay for a movie about the life of James Connolly with film producer Tom Stokes.]
Genres: [religion | biographyDownloads: 48

Autobiography Of Friedrich Froebel

  [english | 1889]  

Friedrich Froebel


Summary: [v. 1. The autobiography etc. translated by John Oxenford. 13 books.--v. 2. The autobiography etc. The concluding books. Also Letters from Switzerland and Travels in Italy tr. by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 315

Autobiography Of Ma Ka Tai Me She Kia Kiak Or Black Hawk

  [english | ]  

Black Hawk


Excerpts: [... arose among them, in consequence of so much power being given to Nanamakee, he being so young a man. To quiet them, Nanamakee, during a violent ...... we gave him meat and such other provisions as we could spare. We were well pleased with the speech of the young chief. He gave us good advice and said ...... did the Great Spirit ever send the whites to this island to drive us from ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 178

Autobiography Of Z S Hastings

  [english | 1911]  

Z Hastings


Summary: [v. 1. The autobiography etc. translated by John Oxenford. 13 books.--v. 2. The autobiography etc. The concluding books. Also Letters from Switzerland and Travels in Italy tr. by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 335

Back Again To Paris

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 307
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